[High] ASL V5 GA Version: Up2Date 5.005

Astaro would like to clarify that the 5.005 version of Astaro Security Linux, available on Up2Date 5.005, is the General Availability Release.

Urgency: HIGH (low, Middle, HIGH)
Size: 43.3MB (45,405,085 bytes)
md5sum: aa91da2f4006fd9dc243ad0a9efd214b

Up2Date 5.005

Remarks

  • Required previous version is 5.004
  • Existing configuration will not be changed
  • !! ATTENTION !! Firewall will reboot after updating !! 

New/Changed/Improved

New kernel with security fixes

  • fix for the memleak in do_fork()
  • fix for the MCAST/setsockopt() buffer overflow (CAN-2004-0424)
  • fix for a permission problem on /proc/scsi/qla2300/HbaApiNode
  • fix for the buffer overflow in panic() (CAN-2004-0394)

New exim with security fixes

  • fix for Header syntax overflow (CAN-2004-0400)

Bugfix

(please refer to the known issue list on http://docs.astaro.org)
ID912 Interfaces names in Reporting->Networks missing
ID914 Many ppp interfaces in reports
ID918 Reporting->Administration->Config changes does not work
ID940 Older videocards may not support framebuffer/bootsplash
ID946 Contentfilter does not support special characters
ID959 Importing backup with '$' in password does not work
ID974 NAS Identifier for Radius authentication (PPTP / L2TP)
ID996 SurfProtection license expires May 6th, 2004
ID998 POP3 does not move fetched emails into quarantine
ID999 WebAdmin does not support special characters
ID1006 Dropdown content not sorted in Packetfilter->Rules
ID1013 SMTP Whitelist/Blacklist regular expression error
ID1020 IPS pattern update does not work correctly

Download Information

All Up2Dates are GNUPG-signed! The Astaro Up2Date technology makes it easy to upgrade your installed Astaro Security Linux to the latest version. There are three ways to apply an Up2Date package to the system:

  1. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to “System -> Up2Date Service” and start a “Update now” in “System Up2Date. An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date process and the System Administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.
  2. Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to “System -> Up2Date Service” and enable “Prefetch Up2dates”. The System Administrator will receive a Notification email after an Up2Date package has been succesfully fetched and can install the Up2Date by clicking “[install]” on the now available menu item “Unapplied Up2Dates”. An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation and the System administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.
  3. Download the Up2Date package from our HTTP or FTP Server:
    HTTP: Astaro USAstaro GermanyAustralian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    FTP: Astaro USAstaro GermanyAustralian MirrorAustria MirrorJapanese Mirror
    Log on to WebAdmin, navigate to “System -> Up2Date Service”, start “Import from file” and import the downloaded Up2Date package. After a successful upload click “[install]” on the now available menu item “Unapplied Up2Dates”. An extra browser window will show the progress of the Up2Date installation and the System Administrator will receive a notification email once the Up2Date process has finished successfully.

To install Astaro Security Linux, you need the installation ISO image, available on our download page.

Hardware Requirements (Hardware Calculator):

  • CPU: PII > 400MHz
  • RAM: 128 MB (256 recommended)
  • CDROM: IDE or SCSI (see HCL for supported SCSI controller)
  • Harddisk: > 5GB IDE or SCSI (see HCL for supported SCSI controller)
  • NIC: at least 2 PCI NICs (see HCL for support chipsets)

READ MORE

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The original article/video can be found at [High] ASL V5 GA Version: Up2Date 5.005

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